Austin News >> International Photoshare Photo Contest

10/9/2006  — Join Photoshare in helping non-profits communicate health and development worldwide. You may have an award-winning photo and a chance to WIN CASH AND A CANON DIGITAL CAMERA.

Contest Categories:

Participants may submit one photo per category (8 photos maximum)

1. Family Planning and Reproductive Health


3. Environment

4. Agricultural & Economic Development

5. Democracy & Governance

6.Humanitarian Assistance

7. Global Health (open subject)

8. Human Interest (open subject)


Best of Show awards are selected from the 8 BEST OF CATEGORY  winners by an independent panel of judges. All category winners, including 8 HONORABLE MENTION winners selected by Photoshare Staff, will receive a certificate of award.

OUTSTANDING PHOTOSHARE CONTRIBUTOR AWARD: selected by Photoshare Staff Prize: Canon PowerShot SD550 Digital ELPH - 7.1 megapixel camera! This award recognizes the valuable and inspiring efforts made by an individual to contribute to Photoshare on an ongoing basis.

PHOTOSHARE IMAGE OF THE YEAR AWARD~ selected by Photoshare Staff

Prize: Canon PowerShot SD600 6.0 megapixel camera!
This award recognizes the significance and impact of a photo previously contributed to Photoshare.

Contest Guidelines and Rules:

  1. All entries and accompanying entry forms must be received by November 10th,
    2006 (delivery or E-Mail) to qualify for consideration. Entries arriving
    late with a postmarked date of November 10th will be accepted until 5:30 pm
    on November 15th, 2006.

  2. Any individual or organization, with the exception of contest judges, are
    welcome to participate (including both amateur and professional

  3. One photo allowed per category (8 maximum): original color or black & white
    prints, slides, negatives, and digital images are acceptable. At a minimum,
    digital images must be approximately 1024 x 768 pixels. Photosbelow the
    minimum resolution, collages, photos without completed entry forms, and
    photos previously contributed to Photoshare are not eligible for

  4. Originals will be returned upon request at Photoshare's expense through UPS
    or DHL when a street address is provided (no P.O . boxes). Photoshare is not
    responsible for the loss or damage of photographs. However, in the event
    that photos are lost or damaged on return, Photoshare will resend digital
    copies, when available.

  5. Photos will be judged on the basis of content  (relevance to category) and
    quality (e.g. lighting, composition, focus) by an independent panel of
    judges for cash and camera prizes.

  6. Entries that violate copyright or the laws of the country in which they
    were taken are not acceptable.

  7. The contest participant agrees to allow entries to be included in the
    Photoshare collection.

Instructions for Delivery of Contest Entries:

Send images and Entry Form as email attachments (up to 10MB per  e-mail) to:

Postal Delivery
Send prints, slides, negatives, or CD-ROMs to: JHU/CCP Photoshare Contest:
Attn: David Alexander
111 Market Place, Suite 310
Baltimore, MD 21202 USA
(Phone: 410-659-6280 | Fax: 410-659-6266)

We recommend you choose a shipping method that includes a tracking number. Entries arriving late with a postmarked date of November 10th will be accepted until 5:30 pm on November 15th.

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